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Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection

 Collection
Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents

The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.

Dates: 1835 - 2000

Alexander Hamilton Fulton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-34
Abstract

Eight archival boxes of materials belonging to and assembled by Alexander Hamilton Fulton, a trustee of Middlebury College. Boxes #1 through #4 are devoted to Fulton’s Tait and Thomson ancestors; Boxes #5 through #7 contain materials and documents pertinent to Alexander Hamilton Fulton personally, his education, his travels, his tenure as college Trustee, the farm in Essex, NY on Lake Champlain, as well as material on his Fulton ancestry.

Dates: 1833-1980

Alice and Ellen Stiles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: C-46
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 175 handwritten letters, totaling about 960 pages, many with original, used envelopes. The collection is in very good condition, clean, and mostly legible. About three-quarters of the letters were written by female friends and relatives living in various Connecticut towns, another quarter were written by male friends and female friends living in other states. The bulk of the archive dates from the late l870’s, 80’s and 90’s. There are several letters from...
Dates: 1852-1915

Charles Malam papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-12
Scope and Contents

This collection includes manuscripts as well as poetry workbooks.

Dates: 1922 - 1981

Julia C.R. Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-9
Abstract The papers of Julia C.R. Dorr reveal a poet and novelist who was, in her own time, celebrated along with Julia Ward Howe and Harriet Beecher Stowe in the pantheon of 19th century female literary greats. Ralph Waldo Emerson said that her poetry was “written with an elegance which shows much practice & easy command of lyric metres & expressions; but much more than that, with great tenderness & humanity.” She was also (before Robert Frost definitively assumed the role) unofficial...
Dates: 1829-1934

Julian Willis Abernethy papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-17
Scope and Contents

Materials in the collection include works generated by Julian Willis Abernethy including manuscripts of creative and critical works, holograph notes, newspaper clippings, announcements, articles, tributes, reviews and letters. Some materials are in bound volumes. Note that few documents in the collection are dated. For detailed item listing, see "Other Finding Aids" note.

Dates: 1846-1928

Lawrance Thompson manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: C-51
Scope and Contents

Lawrance Thompson’s collection consists of three Hollinger boxes containing drafts of The Years of Triumph (1970). Included are drafts with corrections by Thompson and his designer P. J. Conkwright, as well as end notes with corrections by Thompson and his editor.

Dates: 1969-1970

Mitchell Goodman papers

 Collection
Identifier: C-21
Scope and Contents

Collection contains typescript poetry manuscripts, typescript and holograph correspondence written to and by Goodman between 1978 and 1984, drafts and manuscripts, and various notes and fragments written by Goodman. For detailed inventories of materials within Series I, see "Other Finding Aids" note for that series. Note that most of the materials are undated.

Dates: 1978-1984

Nicholas Delbanco manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: C-23
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily contains typescript manuscripts written by Nicholas Delbanco between 1962 and 2001. Many documents have holograph corrections and additions. Collection also contains correspondence between Delbanco and various literary contacts, as well as research materials and notes. Note that many materials are undated.

Dates: 1962-2001

Pliny Fisk journals, letters, and other materials

 Collection
Identifier: C-116
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of four journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals dated 1821-1823 and 1823-1824, plus journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. The two diaries dated 1814-1816 and 1816-1820 provide an...
Dates: 1819-1825

Preston Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-96
Abstract This collection of 220 letters comprises eight series of letters and correspondence of and among the extended family of John B. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1827), of his brother Nathaniel O. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1831), and of their sister Hannah Maria Preston (m. Johnson), including their mother, two siblings and each of their spouses. Most of the letters in this collection breach the quotidian subjects of personal and familial health, happenings in the village, as...
Dates: 1822 - 1896; Majority of material found within 1822 - 1850